Olga Lawson, 75

Olga (Cruz) Lawson, age 75, of Three Rivers,  passed away Thursday, July 25 , 2019 in her home where her youngest daughter Melody Lawson and her partner Joseph Bruins cared for her. Our mother lived a long happy and full life, 40 years of which she spent alongside the love of her life her late husband, Gary Lee Lawson.

She worked in customer service most of her life, selflessly giving and providing for her family and friends. Mom enjoyed dancing with dad, playing bingo, the casino, playing scrabble and poker with her brothers and family. Mom was famous to her grandchildren for her silver dollar pancakes and chocolate cake. She dedicated her life to caring for all of her grandchildren. She adored each and every one of them. She gave us many reasons to laugh and we always felt her love. We take great peace in knowing she is embraced in the arms of the Lord, her love, her parents, youngest brother and her great grandson. She is no longer in pain. Mom will let us know her spirit lives on in some way we have no doubts about that.
She was preceded in death by, her late husband Gary Lee Lawson, her parents Martin and Anita Cruz, brother Martin Cruz Jr. and her great grandson Brayden Lee.
She is survived by three daughters: Patricia Kimberly Young (Cruz) (Rick Young) of Canton, Michigan, Erica Lynn Lawson (Amy Nonweiler) of Brownsburg Indiana, and Melody Charmaine Lawson ( Joseph Bruins) of Three Rivers. Six grandchildren: Samantha Joanne (Bailey, Brian Bailey II), Dylan Michael Lee Rossman ( Cassie Rossman), Dominique Ciara Rossman , Kelsey Rose Young, Holden Tyler Cunningham, Bailey Anthony Lee Cunningham, and Jagger William Cunningham. Four great grandchildren: Brian Clay Bailey III, Madison Grace Bailey( Samantha and Brian Bailey), Leelyn Fredrick-Leo Rossman and Willow Rayne Rossman (Dominique Rossman).

A Memorial will be held for family and friends with food, music, and love on Sunday, August 4th, 2019 at the American Legion 600 US-12, White Pigeon, from 12-noon to 6pm.

Arrangements by Hohner Funeral Home.


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